A man and a dog are dead, and one person is injured, after single-vehicle crash in Bolton, Massachusetts Monday night.
State police said the man was driving a Mini Cooper on Route 495 around 8:49 p.m when he swerved off the road to avoid an animal. He lost control of the car and veered off the road and into a tree.
The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, and the dog, were declared dead at the scene. One passenger was taken to local hospital. The extent of the passenger's injuries was not immediately clear.
The crash remains under investigation by Massachusetts State Police, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.